Event details

Event details

Mark Hummel's Allstar Harmonica Blowout ft. Lee Oskar, Kenny Neal, Chris Cain, Mark Hummel, Andrew Alli, Bob Welsh, June Core & Randy Bermudes
Sun Feb | 4 2024 Doors: 3:00 pm / Show: 4:00 pm
Moe's Alley , 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz, CA
$40 advance / $45 day of show

About This Event

Mark Hummel's Allstar Harmonica Blowout is back with Lee Oskar (from WAR), Chris Cain, Kenny Neal, Andrew Alli, Bob Welsh, Randy Bermudes and June Core!

Sunday, February 4th
Doors: 3pm / Show: 4pm
$40 in advance / $45 day of the show

Lee Oskar is headlining and is the original harmonica player from WAR and owner of the Harmonica company. WAR started in 1968 with Eric Burdon and scored huge top ten hits like Why Can’t We Be Friends, Cisco Kid, World Is A Ghetto, Slippen Into Darkness and Lowrider. Lee’s harmonica became a trademark of their sound.

Guitar player/harp playing Alligator recording artist Kenny Neal is from Louisiana blues royalty, being the son of Swamp Blues harp blower Raful Neal, who taught every offspring to play blues instruments. Kenny first played bass with Buddy Guy & Jr Wells. Kenny was a member of Downchild while living in Canada. Neal also starred on Broadway in MuleBone. Neal has been nominated for Grammys 5 times & won multiple Blues Music Awards

Chris Cain is an Alligator Recording artist and multi instrumentalist on guitar, keys, sax and vocalist. Cain is a seven  Time BMA nominee. Chris’s guitar fans include Robbin Ford, Joe Bonnamasa, plus older musicians from the past, BB King and Albert King.
Mark Hummel is a Grammy Nominated, two time BMA award winning Harmonica master, singer, bandleader, organizer of Harmonica Blowouts who’s been playing since 1970 and has been touring the world since 1985. Hummel started the Blowouts in 1990, which have featured Huey Lewis, Charlie Musselwhite, Mayall, James Cotton, Magic Dick, Lazy Lester, Carey Bell, Kim Wilson, Snooky Pryor, Billy Boy Arnold, Jerry Portnoy and everyone else!!

Andrew Alli is a fabulous Richmond, VA harp phenom opening the show. Bob Welsh (Fabulous Thunderbirds), Randy Bermudes and June Core (Charlie Musselwhite rhythm section) also are on the tour.
Please Note: This event is 21 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 21 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.